When you think about the race to the stage it usually goes hand in hand with Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
Nikolai Edwards, Vice Chairman for the Policy Advocacy and Projects of the Commonwealth Youth Council shared his thoughts on the prevalence of rape culture and gender based violence here in Trinidad and Tobago. He believes that a multi-faceted approach is needed to address both issues.
Born Miguel Collins, Sizzla Kalonji is arguably one of the most prolific artistes of our time. In this C News exclusive, Sizzla opens up about his journey as an artiste, comments on social issues such as rape culture and clarifies some widely held misconceptions about the rastafari movement.
Shes an attorney, author and Executive Producer of Caribbeans Next Top Model...but the title she holds most dear, is mother. In an interview with C News Reporter, Dionne Baptiste, Wendy Fitzwilliam dishes about the many twists and turns her life took post Miss Universe and she even `opens up about the challenges she faced as a pregnant, unwed woman.
Sonja Pollonais is no stranger to Trinidad and Tobago’s fashion industry. Crowned Miss Plus Size Caribbean in 2012, she's been working to inspire and empower full figured women across the region.
Sonja chatted with C news reporter, Dionne Baptiste about her journey from an insecure teenager to her involvement in an ad campaign for Monif C, an international clothing line which caters specifically to the fashion needs of plus sized women.
C News continued the conversation on rape culture and gender based violence in Trinidad and Tobago recently as Journalist Dionne Baptiste spoke with Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Gender Affairs, Ayanna Webster-Roy, Head of the Organization of Abused and Battered Individuals, Sherna Alexander AND Coordinator of the UWI Socialist Student Conference, Amilcar Sanatan. They discussed the idea of rape culture and how it can be addressed in Trinidad and Tobago.